27. March 2017
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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ announced for EU retail in Q2
Nicalis and Headup Games form strategic alliance, starting with The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
Coming to European retail for Nintendo Switch in Q2 2017
Nicalis and Headup Games are teaming up to bring The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ to European and Australian retail for Nintendo Switch.
But this is not the only good news. To put it in the words of Casablanca: "Louie, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship." Stay tuned for more news on this strategic partnership, going way beyond just the release of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, with more details to follow at a later stage.
"Nicalis has sought a partner that can take good care of our European fanbase. And with Headup Games, we've found it. They're going to do their best to ensure our games get into the hands of European players." states Tyrone Rodriguez, president of Nicalis.
"We are thrilled to be working on The Binding of Isaac again. A couple of years back we launched the PC Collector's Edition for the very first Isaac game on PC, and it's time to open a new chapter for our favorite little boy", adds Dieter Schoeller, founder of Headup Games.
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will come to European retail for Nintendo Switch in the second quarter of 2017 with a suggested retail price of 39.99 €.
About The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
When Isaac’s mother starts hearing the voice of God demanding a sacrifice be made to prove her faith, Isaac escapes into the basement facing droves of deranged enemies, lost brothers and sisters, his fears, and eventually his mother.
The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action-shooter with heavy RPG and Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey, players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac's form, giving him superhuman abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets, and fight his way to safety.
Over 500 items and weapons
20 different endings
13 playable characters
Over 50 unique bosses, each with multiple variations
New playable character
Online Leaderboards and Daily Runs
30+ Challange modes
Over 6000 rooms with over 4 billion possible combinations
Bestiary! (enemy collection page that keeps track of everything you kill in game)